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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. We've got the insider insight on the extraordinary people, places, adventures, and activities that make Hamilton County so truly special. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!

 

 

7 Best Roadside Fall Foliage Views

Date:
Sep 29, 2019
You don’t need to be an avid hiker, paddler, or outdoor explorer to enjoy the beauty of fall in the Adirondacks. Wherever you go within this six-million-acre park you will find brilliant fall foliage...

Early Fall Views from Castle Rock

Date:
Sep 24, 2019
24Sep2019
Author:Eileen Mowrey
Castle Rock is one of Hamilton County’s most popular destinations, and the perfect place to enjoy fall foliage. On a clear day you can see for miles from the summit. Imagine how many brilliantly...

Fabulous Birding Near Raquette Lake

Date:
Sep 03, 2019
Many great birding options With so many great places to go birding in Hamilton County during late summer and early fall, it is difficult to impossible to choose the best or even my favorites. So,...

Mountain Biking at Pine Lake

Date:
Sep 01, 2019
Submitted by guest blogger Phil Brown Pine Lake doesn’t get the attention it deserves. When the state acquired 65,000 acres of former Finch, Pruyn lands, a lot of ink was spilled about Boreas Ponds,...

A Day in the Gilded Life

Date:
Aug 25, 2019
Whether you are planning your first Adirondack vacation or your twentieth, you are taking part in a grand tradition that started more than one hundred years ago. In the late 1800s, city dwellers...

One Down, Four to Go!

Date:
Aug 13, 2019
13Aug2019
Author:Shaun Kittle
How do you make the view from a mountaintop even better? Put a fire tower on top! For the record, I generally disagree with building structures of any kind on a mountain. But the fire towers in the...

Forked Lake Camping By Land and By Lake

Date:
Aug 12, 2019
Camping is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty, serenity, and wildness of the Adirondacks. For many, it is also a cherished family tradition that brings back wonderful memories and...

Short Hikes

Date:
Jul 28, 2019
Known for its High Peaks and tough trails, hiking in the Adirondacks can seem a little daunting for beginners or those with families. But, I’m here to tell you, while we do have plenty of difficult...

Kid-Approved Summer Fun

Date:
Jul 22, 2019
School’s out for the summer and the kids want to play! Why not join them in the fun? A vacation to the Adirondacks offers plenty of opportunities to explore the outdoors, and it’s good fun for the...

Summer Events

Date:
Jun 24, 2019
We have great events going on here year round, but when summer comes around our calendars are jam packed! Here is a sampling of what's to come this summer! Farmers Markets Every Thursday, from June...

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